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July, 2019

 

Film Review: Diego Maradona

Director:    Asif Kapadia Cast:    Diego Maradona, Claudia Villafañe, Cristiana Sinagra, Fernando Signorini, Claudio Ferlaino, Diego Maradona Jr, Maria Rosa Maradona Rating:    M Running Time:    130 Australian Distributor:      Roadshow Films This is the story of the legendary Argentinian footballer’s turbulent years playing for Napoli in Italy, which saw his greatest successes and lowest points.  Oscar-winning director Asif Kapadia has established his skill at revealing the truth about fame and the individuals that pay the greatest price. Specifically what happens when the gap between their publicRead More


Four Australian films selected for the 2019 Venice Film Festival

Four Australian projects have been selected to screen at the 76th Venice International Film Festival in August and September. Babyteeth, the debut feature from director Shannon Murphy, will have its World Premiere in competition. The selection of Babyteeth means Australia has had a feature in competition at Venice three years in a row – the first time this has happened since the festival began in 1932. Babyteeth is a bittersweet comedy produced by Alex White, written by Rita Kalnejais, and starring Ben Mendelsohn (Animal Kingdom) and Essie Davis (The Babadook). Also having its World Premiere in theRead More


SandTunes 2019

Australia’s newest live music festival, SandTunes, has been announced, boasting an absolutely huge debut line-up. The brand new, beach festival on the Gold Coast will be headlined by Travis Scott and will take place on Coolangatta Beach on November 30 and December 1, marking the US hip hop giant’s only Aussie show for 2019. Also headlining the inaugural SandTunes line-up – and making their Aus debuts – will be Grammy award-winning LA rapper and the man behind megahit 1-800-273-8255 Logic and Canadian pop singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen, while Chicago talent JUICE WRLD and indie pop outfit CHVRCHES return to the countryRead More


Movie Trailer – Who You Think I Am

Palace Films’ next release, WHO YOU THINK I AM, will open in cinemas nationally on August 1, 2019 FILM DETAILS Director: Safy Nebbou Cast: Juliette Binoche, Nicole Garcia, François Civil Rating: MA15+ Run-time: 102 mins Claire (Juliette Binoche), a university lecturer and mother of two teenage boys, is contending with the approach of middle age and remains stung by the betrayal of her ex-husband, who is building a new life with someone else. Claire has a new lover too, but is under no illusions as to his fidelity. Out of aRead More


DAME CHANGER PRESENTS THE WOMEN OF PALM BEACH

Dame Changers, together with Universal Pictures, is thrilled to present THE WOMEN OF PALM BEACH, an In Conversation with Jane Caro followed by a special preview screening of Palm Beach on Friday 2nd August at 6:30pm at Dendy Opera Quays. The screen professional collective Dame Changer present an opportunity to see the film before its Australian cinema release, and a chance to hear from the inspirational women behind it. Directed and co-written by Rachel Ward (Beautiful Kate), the film is a testament to the perseverance of the creative team. Rachel will be joined by actresses Heather Mitchell and Jacqueline McKenzie and producer DebRead More


Smart mirrors set to revolutionise shopping experience

Our cupboards are hiding a collective $23 billion worth of unwanted clothing an on average, 36 outfits of our 75 garments on hangers remain unworn – yet how many times do we hear “I’ve got nothing to wear?” Shopexp has answered those calls with its new unisex ‘smart’ mirrors, which not only save money and wardrobe space, but offers the first digital shopping experience of its kind in Australia to fashion and beauty lovers. The two mirrors – one for the face and another for full body – allow potential customers to ‘try on’Read More


AUSTIN BUTLER is cast as ELVIS PRESLEY

Warner Bros. Pictures announced recently that, after an extensive search, Baz Luhrmann has cast Austin Butler as Elvis Aaron Presley in the director’s upcoming film about the seminal legend. The announcement was made by Toby Emmerich, Chairman, Warner Bros. Pictures Group. In the movie, Oscar-nominated filmmaker Luhrmann (“The Great Gatsby,” “Moulin Rouge!”) will explore the life and music of Presley, through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker, played in the film by two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks (“Forrest Gump,” “Philadelphia”). The story willRead More


Zara Umrigar evening wear

Zara Umrigar is an international luxury evening wear brand founded by Zara Umrigar that blends traditional Indian and modern design elements to create captivating and breathtaking gowns. Each gown features chic, classic silhouettes with bold, intricate hand embroidery. As seen in her designs, Zara’s gowns reflect her love for old world glamour, radiating vintage allure. From high slits and dramatic trains, to soft falls and detailed embellishments, Zara believes in creating pieces that are not only glamorous but also timeless.  


Café du Cycliste’s splash down

The premium cycling apparel brand Café du Cycliste extends its outdoor Arrière-Pays collection with the launch of its first swimwear pieces for both men and women. Born on the French Riviera, Café du Cycliste has its concept-store in Nice’s old port, 10 yards from the Mediterranean while the Niçois backcountry offers up hidden crystal clear rivers all rushing to meet the sea. Amandine for men and Laura for women is now available, in-store and at www.cafeducycliste.com With signature styling and Côte d’Azur design cues, the new swimwear is a natural additionRead More


Rita Ora to be the Global THOMAS SABO Brand Ambassador

The magic of jewellery, the magic of being a woman – Singer Rita Ora is now the global face of THOMAS SABO for the next two years. Rita is also the focus of the Autumn/Winter 2019 campaign, which was photographed by Cass Bird. “Wearing jewellery is transforming – through its shine and sparkle. My THOMAS SABO campaign aims to empower women to experience this magical boost of jewellery and to inspire other women to create personal looks full of energy and liveliness,” says Rita Ora at the beginning of the cooperation. Rita Ora’s passionRead More